Catholic Religion (phased out)

Studentin in der Kirche
Bachelor programme

Degree profile

Begin of study
winter semester
6 semester
Academic degree
Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
full time and part time
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Tuition fee
semester contribution only
Admission restriction
no restricted admission
Dual-subject Bachelor
major and minor subject
Teaching language
School subject
Catholic Religious Education
Teacher relevance
Primary schools, Secondary schools, Special schools, Vocational schools

The degree programme "Catholic Religion" is being phased out. Students who apply now will be enrolled in the new degree programme "Catholic Religion 2021".

Bachelor's programme Catholic Religion

Course Details

The major and minor subject in Catholic Religion will provide you with scientific and didactic skills across the theological subjects and will enable you to think independently, but also to teach them.

Catholic Religion in Detail

Structure of the study programme

The bachelor's degree course at the University of Erfurt comprises a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor's degree) as well as the fundamental course of study. It aims to impart specialist content and occupational field orientation as well as interdisciplinary skills. The standard period of study is six semesters.

Orientation Phase (First Year)

  • Theology from biblical, historical, practical, systematic and methodological perspectives

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Creator God and world,
  • Ways and executions of faith,
  • Church as mystery,
  • Jesus Christ and the Reign of God


The major and minor subjects differ in terms of the content and scope of the course. In the major subject a Bachelor thesis is written.

Examinations regulations major Catholic Religion 2012 (pdf)

Examinations regulations minor Catholic Religion 2012 (pdf)

Master Programmes


It is no longer possible to apply for this degree programme. However, you can apply for the new Bachelor's programme:

Enrol now for Catholic Religion!

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